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New Hampshire Relaxes Youth Employment Restrictions

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On June 17, 2022, New Hampshire amended its youth employment laws to lower the age restriction for employees to clean tables at establishments serving alcoholic beverages. The amendments also increase the number of hours employees under 18 years of age may work when school is in session. The amendments became effective on the day they […]

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New Mexico Issues Regulations for Paid Sick Leave

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The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has published regulations implementing the Healthy Workplaces Act, which goes into effect July 1. The regulations take effect on the same date. Under the new law, all private employers in New Mexico are required to provide up to 64 hours of earned paid leave annually for reasons specified […]

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New York Mandated Retirement Benefits

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On Oct. 21, 2021, Governor Hochul signed AB 3213 into law, making significant changes to New York’s state-sponsored retirement program. The program, called the New York State Secure Choice Savings Program (Secure Choice), was originally enacted in 2018 and was voluntary for employers. The 2021 amendments to the law make the program mandatory for covered employers and ensure that employees […]

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New York City Work Schedules

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New York City generally requires all employers to grant each employee two requests for a temporary change to his or her work schedule per calendar year due to a personal event. The chart below details the generally applicable legal requirements. However, additional rules may apply, particularly to fast food and retail employers. For more information, please contact the New York City Department of Consumer […]

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New York Workers’ Compensation

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Workers’ compensation provides benefits to workers who are injured on the job or have a work-related illness, including: With the exception of certain industries, workers’ compensation programs are designed and administered by state governments. In general, state laws require employers to purchase insurance from an authorized carrier or to self-insure. Programs vary by state in terms […]

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Wage Payment Timing in New York (NY)

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Employers in New York are generally required to pay employees at least twice per month on paydays designated in advance.  Special Rules for Employers in Certain Industries Wage Notification Requirements   The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act amended the New York Labor Law to expand employee notifications, enhance available remedies for wage law violations, and strengthen whistleblower protections. Highlights […]

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New York Unemployment Insurance

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For more information, contact the New York State Department of Labor. Please Note: The state laws summaries featured on this site are for general informational purposes only. In addition to state law, certain municipalities may enact legislation that imposes different requirements. State and local laws change frequently and, as such, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or […]

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Special Wage Issues in New York (NY)

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Federal law generally requires employers to pay employees who are not otherwise exempt at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked, and overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Problems arise when employers fail to recognize and count certain hours worked as compensable time. Under federal law, “hours worked” may […]

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Smoking Policies in New York (NY)

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Employers are generally required to prohibit smoking and vaping in virtually all indoor places of employment, including restaurants and bars. Further details are provided below, but additional requirements and exceptions may apply. Please contact the New York Department of Health at 800-458-1158 for further information. Posting Requirements Further information and posters are available by clicking here. Exceptions Smoking […]

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New York Sexual Harassment

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Sexual harassment involves unwelcome conduct that is used as the basis for employment decisions or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. All New York employers must comply with New York’s anti-sexual harassment law. The following chart explains the law and its requirements in detail. What is Sexual Harassment? Harassment is generally illegal when […]

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